OpenText Announces Elite And Partner of the Year Award Winners at Enterprise World 2016

Global Customers and Partners Honored for Delivering Innovative Solutions To Enable the Digital World

WATERLOO, Ontario, July 13, 2016 /CNW/ -- OpenText™ (NASDAQ: OTEX, TSX: OTC), a global leader in Enterprise Information Management (EIM), today announced the winners of the 2016 OpenText Elite and Partner of the Year Awards. The Elite awards recognize OpenText customers who have delivered innovative solutions that enable their organizations to accelerate business processes, transform information, maximize data insights and simplify supply chain challenges. The Partner of the Year Awards recognize OpenText partners' commitment to enabling the digital world, and providing their customers with solutions that enable a better way to work.

OpenText Elite Award 2016
"We are proud to recognize the outstanding achievements our OpenText customers have delivered for the digital world," said Mark J. Barrenechea, CEO and CTO of OpenText. "In this time of digital disruption, only organizations with the flexibility to innovate and embrace digitalization will succeed in overcoming the barriers to today's business. Our Elite award winners have reinvented themselves, their workforce, and their markets to truly embrace digital at the very heart of their organizations. Congratulations to all our 2016 Elite Award winners."

2016 Elite Award winners are:

  • Elite Award for Enterprise Information Management (EIM) Customer Success:
    • FMC Technologies
  • Elite Award for Most Innovative Cloud Project:
    • Ministry for the Environment, New Zealand
  • Elite Award for Most Innovative Digital Transformation Project:
    • Insure The Box Limited
  • Elite Award for Most Innovative Enterprise Content Management Project:
    • NuStar Energy L.P.
  • Elite Award for Most Innovative Customer Communications Management Project:
    • FWD Life Insurance Company
  • Elite Award for Most Innovative Business Process Management Project:
    • Alberta Energy Regulator
  • Elite Award for Most Innovative Customer Experience Management Project:
    • City of Madrid
  • Elite Award for Most Innovative Finance and Accounting Project:
    • Interpublic Group
  • Elite Award for Most Innovative B2B Integration Project:
    • MillerCoors
  • Elite Award for Most Innovative Analytics Project:
    • North Star BlueScope Steel
  • Elite Award for Most Innovative Digital Marketing Project:
    • Tarkett
  • Elite Award for Most Innovative ERP Application Integration Project:
    • Hydro Tasmania
  • Elite Award for Most Innovative Project in the Energy and Utilities Sector:
    • Metropolitan Utilities District
  • Elite Award for Most Innovative Project in the Manufacturing Sector:
    • ArcelorMittal
  • Elite Award for Most Innovative Project in the Transportation Sector:
    • Abu Dhabi Airports
  • Elite Award for Most Innovative Project in the Health Sciences Sector:
    • PPD, Inc.
  • Elite Award for Most Innovative Project in the Public Sector:
    • New York City Transit Authority
  • Elite Award for Most Innovative Project in the Food & Beverages Sector:
    • Heineken
  • Elite Award for Most Innovative Supply Chain Project:
    • Columbia Sportswear
  • Elite Award for Most Innovative Project in the Financial Services Sector:
    • Ohio National Financial Services
  • Elite Award for Most Innovative Project in the Media & Entertainment Sector:
    • Home Box Office, Inc.
  • Elite Award for Most Innovative Project in the Healthcare Sector:
    • Sutter Health

OpenText Partner of the Year Award 2016

"OpenText establishes relationships with the best resellers, technology, services, and solution providers to ensure our customers' success," said Adam Howatson, CMO at OpenText. "Our partners are an extension of our global sales force, connecting customers with OpenText solutions. Together, we fulfil key market objectives to drive new business, establish a competitive advantage, and create value for our customers."

2016 Partner of the Year Award winners are:

  • Global Partner of the Year
  • Global Digital SI Partner of the Year
  • Global SI Partner of the Year
  • Global Reseller Partner of the Year (Business Network)
  • Global Reseller Partner of the Year (Analytics)
  • Global Reseller Partner of the Year (Enterprise)
  • Global Technology Partner of the Year

For more information on the Elite and Partner of the Year Award winners, please click here

About OpenText

OpenText enables the digital world, creating a better way for organizations to work with information, on premises or in the cloud. For more information about OpenText (NASDAQ: OTEX, TSX: OTC) visit opentext.com.

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For further information: Tim Brook, OpenText, +44 (0)118 984 8022, publicrelations@opentext.com; Sonya Mehan, Investor Relations, OpenText, 519-888-7111 x2446, smehan@opentext.com; Dave Ladetto, Weber Shandwick, 1 617-520-7042, dladetto@webershandwick.com, http://www.OpenText.com


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